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Sample Story from Global Sisters Report

Here is a compelling news story out of India about Sr. Valsa John, a Catholic sister who fought to protect the land and rights of tribal people in Jharkhand state from heavy coal-mining interests. She was murdered in 2010 at age 53. Her death set off an international interest in her story and the plight of illiterate tribal people in India who join the “mining mafia” as a means of income and are often exploited by these companies. This story is from the Global Sisters Report, and is an example of the kind of reporting they do on sisters throughout the world. Would you like to share a story? Contact Michele at [email protected]  to see about sharing a story.